stoichiometry

noun
stoi·chi·om·e·try | \ˌstȯi-kē-ˈä-mə-trē \

Definition of stoichiometry 

1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the application of the laws of definite proportions and of the conservation of mass and energy to chemical activity

2a : the quantitative relationship between constituents in a chemical substance

b : the quantitative relationship between two or more substances especially in processes involving physical or chemical change

First Known Use of stoichiometry

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for stoichiometry

Greek stoicheion element (from stoichos row) + English -metry; akin to Greek steichein to walk, go — more at stair

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stoichiometry

noun
stoi·chi·om·e·try | \ˌstȯi-kē-ˈäm-ə-trē \
plural stoichiometries

Medical Definition of stoichiometry 

1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the application of the laws of definite proportions and of the conservation of mass and energy to chemical activity

2a : the quantitative relationship between constituents in a chemical substance

b : the quantitative relationship between two or more substances especially in processes involving physical or chemical change

Other Words from stoichiometry

stoichiometric \-kē-ə-ˈme-trik \ adjective

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